Patrice Chereau's production of Racine's "Phedre," his first theater project in seven years, has received rave reviews and is performing to packed houses in Paris.
Turning crix picks into commercial gold isn't easy, but Hollywood's distribution alchemists are being asked to work their magic again this year.
Hungary's 34th annual Magyar Film Week wraps Feb. 4 after eight days of screenings that gave healthy emphasis to documentaries and boasted a roster of 35 feature films, pumped up by a last-minute…
Spain's biggest pic of the year -- "Mortadelo & Filemon" (The Big Adventure) -- hits Spanish hardtops Feb. 7. The wacky, live-action adaptation of a bestselling Spanish comicbook about two goofball…
Warner Bros.' Japanese arm was the territory's No. 1 distrib last year, grossing 33.1 billion yen ($267 million), up 14% over 2001.
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Icelandic director Dagur Kári's feature debut "Noi the Albino," which won a Tiger award at last month's Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam, has scored the $25,000 Nordic Film prize and a Film Fox…
Beatrice Welles, the daughter of Orson Welles, has filed a lawsuit claiming she is the owner of the rights to film classic "Citizen Kane."
Fernando Leon's unemployment drama "Mondays in the Sun" swept the 17th Spanish Academy Goya awards, Spain's equivalent to the Oscars, with nods for film, director, actor (Javier Bardem), supporting…
Hollywood is about to find out just how much clout it has in Sacramento. With the state of California facing a deficit of $26 billion, funding for the Film California First incentive program is…